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Centinela Hospital Rated as Having One of the Lowest Patient Heart Failure Death Rates in the Nation

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According to Becker's Hospital Review, Centinela Hospital Medical Center in Inglewood, CA was one of 48 hospitals to have a 30-day death rate for heart failure patients of 8.4 or lower, some of the lowest in the nation. Centinela Hospital Medical Center's rate of 6.4 was the lowest of the 48 hospitals ranked.

For comparison, the national rate of 30-day mortality for heart failure is 11.7. All data was taken from CMS' Hospital Compare system. These rates reflect data measured from July 2009 through June 2012.